Padua University has a long history of astronomical studies. Galileo Galilei used his telescope for the first time and made his famous discoveries while living in the city. The university transformed an old tower into La Specola Observatory during the late 18th century, but by the beginning of the 20th century, it was deemed obsolete. In 1942, the...

When: Friday, November 08, 2019 At 6:30 pm - Where: IIC Los Angeles - Organized by : IIC Los Angeles and Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles In collaboration with : Create Cure Foundation and Restaurant N.10 - Entrance : Free A conversation with Prof. Valter Longo & Chef Luigi Fineo on how food can become our best ally to live a longer and he...

La Normale di Pisa è la prima università del mondo per la ricerca nelle 'Scienze Naturali': fisica, matematica, chimica. Lo ha reso noto una classifica internazionale pubblicata oggi 21 ottobre, la RUR Natural Sciences World University Ranking, che ha valutato le performance di oltre 700 università nelle 'Natural Sciences', analizzando numero di pa...

Rita Levi-Montalcini was an Italian neurophysiologist and an exceptional woman, who through her pioneering contribution and hard work has set an amazing example for others to follow her footsteps. She dedicated her life to science giving to all the new generation huge food for thoughts.  Rita Levi-Montalcini was born on April 22, 1909 in Turin to a...

Nell’ambito della manifestazione scientifica dedicata alla rete oncologica campana (R.O.C.), che si terrà mercoledì prossimo, 23 ottobre, alle ore 11.00 nell’Aula Magna dell’Ospedale “Sant’Anna e San Sebastiano” di Caserta, avrà luogo la cerimonia di sottoscrizione dell’Accordo quadro di cooperazione scientifica tra l’AORN “Sant’Anna e San Sebastia...

Casa Italiana di Las Vegas, a local non-profit organization and La Strega Trattoria will host a White Truffle Dinner at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 11, 2019, at La Strega, 3555 S. Town Center Dr. Ste., 105, Las Vegas, NV 89135 The evening will include a four-course truffle dinner and wine pairing. The dinner will be followed by “Hopeful Notes”, movi...

Turin's Molinette hospital said Friday that it performed the transplant of both lungs, the liver and the pancreas of a 47-year-old cystic fibrosis patient. Turin's City of Health and Science complex, which the Molinette hospital is part of, said it was the first four-organ transplant performed in Europe. The operation lasted 15 hours. The patient,...

When Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD79 it destroyed the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum, their inhabitants and their prized possessions – among them a fine library of scrolls that were carbonised by the searing heat of ash and gas. But scientists say there may still be hope that the fragile documents can once more be read thanks to an innovative appr...

The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute cordially invite you to a workshop: An Hour in Space with Italians at NASA. Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 6:00 PM. Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW. Washington, DC 20008. Doors open at 5:30 PM. MORE INFO & RSVP Join us for an exciting one-hour space mission with our panelists: Veronic...

Italy is set to register its first-ever drop in the number of new cancer cases this year, the Italian Association of Medical Oncology said in a report on Tuesday. It said it expects there to be 371,000 new cases in 2019, 2,000 fewer than in 2018. The report said that over one million people in Italy have fully recovered after being diagnosed with c...